Meandering our way through the offseason minutia, a lone one-liner at a time…
– Schedules, BcS and expansion will headline the docket at the SEC’s spring meetings this week.
– The Chicago Tribune sorts through Notre Dame’s options, ultimately concluding that football independence is still in the Irish’s future.
– The Dallas Morning News (rightly) credits interim commissioner Chuck Neinas for reviving the Big 12.
– Birmingham News: Experts point out how quarterback commitments fill needs at Alabama and Auburn.
– Detroit News: Michigan State vs. Michigan deserves better spot on Big Ten football schedule.
– Hartford Courant: Big East seeking big TV deal amid realignment.
– RGIII played a significant role in altering Baylor’s image and drastically changing recruiting, the Dallas Morning News writes.
– First-year San Diego State head coach Rocky Long has tweaked his Aztecs coaching staff, naming linebackers coach Kevin McGarry as his full-time special teams coach. Long and a grad assistant will now handle LB coaching duties.
– The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer tackles the problem of student attendance at Georgia football games.
– USC running back D.J. Morgan failed to qualify for the NCAA Championships in the 110-meter high hurdles.
– 2012 Washington signee Kalei Auelua will take a grayshirt this year, delaying his enrollment at UW until January.
– At Big Cat Weekend, Georgia high school tight end Arshad Jackson became the 10th commitment in Auburn’s 2013 recruiting class.
– Oregon lands a verbal commitment from four-star running back Dontre Wilson.